Core Clerkship in Pediatrics
Pediatrics 300A provides an eight-week introduction to a wide range of clinical problems in inpatient and ambulatory pediatrics. The goal of the clerkship is to enable students to bring the core values and principles of pediatrics to the care of all patients, across disciplines.
Subinternship in Inpatient Subspecialty Pediatrics
Pediatrics 338A provides an advanced experience that mimics an inpatient month of pediatric internship. Students are assigned to an inpatient subspecialty team at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Visiting students must have completed an inpatient rotation in pediatrics to enroll in Pediatrics 338A.
Subinternship in Community Hospital Pediatrics - Watsonville
Watsonville Community Hospital is a 106-bed hospital that serves a semi-rural, largely migrant population in south Santa Cruz County. Peds 336E students work one-on-one with attendings on the general pediatrics ward, Level II NICU, and well baby unit, learning how the “whole” pediatrician attends to children in the absence of readily available subspecialty consultation. Students demonstrating readiness will be given signficant responsibility and autonomy. Housing is provided in Capitola. Please see the course catalog for more details.